5 Jul 2024

Labour wins massive majority – but is this a loveless landslide?

Political Editor

Promising to be a force for good and to restore trust in politics – Sir Keir Starmer has hit the ground running on his first day in office naming his new Cabinet – and declaring that the work of change would begin immediately.

With just one seat left to declare, Labour can boast a majority of 176 MPs. While the Conservatives are down to a third of their previous total. It was a record night for the Liberal Democrats, as they become the third largest party in Westminster. While the SNP suffered huge losses.